Sunset over the islands off Saint Barth

SuitcaseReady is now affiliated with Epic Experiences, a full service Travel Agency specializing in honeymoons; group travel; and custom experiential vacations with a focus on food and wine. I also book escorted tours, packages, river cruises, hotels, and transfers worldwide. Through my network of contacts I can also book unique day trips and tours, cooking classes and wine tastings.

It really benefits you to use a travel professional to plan and book your trips. It will save you time, reduce your stress over making errors, and probably offer you things you never knew existed. Your happiness is my business and I will strive to make sure every aspect of your destination wedding or vacation is as close to perfection as possible. I began my travel career flawlessly arranging a meeting for a large group of dentists and can arrange a fabulous trip for your group too.

Why I’m different than other agents or booking online:

I come from the competitive world of high-priced advertising sales, where everything is done immediately. From the minute you contact me, I will be focused on every detail of your trip. I will find the best suppliers, properties, experiences, and destinations for your dream vacation – and report back to you as quickly as I can. Your calls and emails will be returned promptly, even when I am out of the country.

Whenever possible, I travel to locations to check out as many hotels, resorts, and travel experiences so I can offer you the best in each destination.

Exhaustive research. I will help you maximize your time at the destination, and offer you special things you never knew existed.

Detail oriented. Every phase of your trip will be buttoned-up. Let me focus on every phase of your trip. And, I will remind you of things you forgot, like to renew your passport or to sign up for no currency-transaction fee credit cards.

Awesome, flawless group trips. Groups are my specialty. I handle all travel for the Saint Barth Dental Association and can create an amazing experience for your meeting, group, extended family, or destination wedding. In addition to booking great hotels, spectacular villas, and a wide range of cars, I provide travelers insider information like the best restaurants, beach bars, night spots. Extra services like activity reservations and  tips for navigating airports make life easier for groups I book.

My specialties:

  • Customized, luxury experiential travel
  • Culinary and cultural travel
  • River cruises
  • Honeymoons
  • Groups

Some of the places I know intimately and can book for you:

Saint Barthelemy. Take advantage of my relationships with hotels, villas and a friendly/well stocked car rental agency on the island. As the travel partner of the Saint Barth Dental Association, I have produced long term, volume business with the island’s best hotels and villa companies that benefits you. I can tell you where to shop, eat, beach, hang at night – and navigate the complex travel arrangements that make this exclusive island elusive.

Eiffel Tower alit from across Seine
I know Paris: Tourist sights and Off the Beaten Track

France. My first solo trip when I was 15, I’ve been visiting Southwest France and Paris regularly. Having lived with and maintained strong contacts with a French family, I know the customs and tips that can enhance any trip to France and eliminate most of the negative issues travelers encounter. Almost every year I visit France to deepen my knowledge and connections in the country.

From Paris‘ best neighborhoods for your style of travel; restaurants, museums, wine bars and off the beaten track locations; to the Cote Basque, I can plan an amazing trip in France for you and prepare you with as much or as little area information as you desire.

Mexico. I made my first trip to Mexico in 1989 and have been traveling there annually ever since. A Yucatan Peninsula Destination Expert on Tripadvisor and a Mexico Destination and Romance Travel Specialist Agent, I know the colonial cities, small towns, Maya ruins and beach areas of the Yucatan well. Someday I hope to live in Merida, and have been there numerous times.

Whether you’re interested in  a fantastic cooking school in central Mexico, the wonderful cities of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico City, Morelia, Tlaxcala, and Puebla – or further exploration in the country – I have the expertise and contacts to arrange an excellent trip for you.

Belize. I’ve been going to Belize since 2003 and am a Belize Destination Specialist.

Peru. A certified Peru Agent Specialist, I can book your trips to Cusco, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, Puno, and other major sights in Peru.

New York and nearby cities. Dreaming of visiting NYC but don’t know where to start? As a long-time resident, well connected NYC fanatic, let me arrange your trip and show you the best New York has to offer. I can also arrange combo trips to NYC and any other US destinations.

Major US cities/sights. As a top media salesperson for 20+ years, I’ve entertained clients at some of the best restaurants in America, often flying to Chicago just for lunch. With extensive travels and downtime in Chicago, San Francisco, New Orleans, San Diego, Boston, Providence, Washington DC, and Philadelphia, I know the best hotels for all budgets, the dining scene, major sights, great tours, and how to maximize business trips by extending a few days to explore.

If you’ve always wanted to visit Santa Fe, Taos and Albuquerque in New Mexico, I have a great route for you, with hotels for all budgets, noted restaurants, museums, Georgia O’Keeffe settings, and Indian communities.

London pub with flowers
I know London: local neighborhoods, great markets and boutique hotels

London. I lived in London during college and have made frequent return trips in the years since. Each trip I stay in a different neighborhood to broaden my knowledge of this city.

Guatemala. Interested in Maya ruins and culture, weaving, colonial cities, textile shopping, or learning Spanish? Let me plan a fabulous Guatemala trip – or consider pairing it with Belize.

India. My relationship with an Indian travel company based in Delhi, affords you custom arrangements at the best rates, insider’s knowledge of where to stay, visit, and see exactly what interests you in India.

New Orleans lush balcony
I know New Orleans. The restaurants, hotels, sights, and Mardi Gras crewes

Having spent significant time in SE Asia; Caribbean islands known for snorkeling and diving; Jamaica; Panama; Ecuador; Spain; Canada; England; Ireland; Malta; Italy; Spain; and most of the US, I can also style fantastic trips to these locations.

Whether you want me to plan and book your entire trip, or to plan/book a single component an existing itinerary, please email me at Eva at or by filling out the contact form below.

I look forward to working with you to plan your best trips ever!

Please contact me at 212-645-6139 or email Eva at

2 thoughts on “Travel Agency

  • September 5, 2015 at 12:10 pm

    Hi Eva!

    I love this!!! You left this link when you e-mailed me….great fun place to visit and will bookmark this for the future.
    Bon Voyage for your next trip!

    • September 9, 2015 at 11:08 am

      Thank you Flo! It was so great meeting you and traveling with you on the rivers around Bordeaux! Bon voyage to you too! Eva

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